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that the economic philosophy of republicans has caused a massive amount of wealth for everyone. and education is ripe if reform and republican principles are perfect for minority voters. >> should i let you weigh in? >> i'm sorry. >> why are you laughing? >> you're laughing at education. expound upon your laughter on education. >> well, because its s's ridicus to try to think that the party who tried to get rid of the department of education is the one who wants to push education. it's ridiculous to think the tent that wanted to gut the teachers union want to push education. the party that wanted to take funding away from education is now the party in favor of education. that's reason i started laughing. >> those policieses worked well for you over the last 40 years. those schools that you're professing that teachers unions have a hold on on are doing really well. where school choice and charter schools that's what's doing well and voters across minority voters to voters of every ethnicity tick have seen the benefits of those kind of schools. >> by this argument, we can see how difficult the
a western educated technocrat as its prime minister is in exile. after a series of car bomb blasts in iraq, media reports say x month local elections have two provinces in for at least six months. more than 50 people have been killed and 200 have been injured. the attacks coincide with the 10th anniversary of the us-led invasion of iraq. more than one dozen bombs have gone off, many during the morning rush hour. there are bombings at the best of times in other parts of iraqi, but this seems to send a message on the anniversary of the start of the war 10 years ago, the bombing of baghdad started. this morning as people were going to work, the bombings around them, one outside the green zone near the defense ministry. many in more ordinary neighborhoods. thereouth of baghdad, were several explosions, most of them geared at shia neighborhoods, marketplaces, army targets and police. as you can see around me here at the university, life has gone on. over the past 10 years despite the violence. this campus is full of students, some of whom are celebrating their graduation from the law college. w
campaigning for girls rights to an education. taliban extremists shot her in the head. since then, she has been receiving treatment in birmingham. >> at 15, she has already seized responsibility, taking her fight for education to the world stage. there's even talk of a nobel peace prize. concerns today, her are those of every other british teenager. it is all about making friends. she is doing her best. >> she herself wants to be a normal teenage girl and to have the support of other girls around her. i think that is something she has very much missed during her time in hospital. >> she will enter in your 9 -- year 9. >> today, tens of thousands of people filled st. peter's square for the first public mass of pope francis. the newly installed pontiff said out his priorities and thrilled the crowd, riding around in an open vehicle. our correspondent has the story. >> he wants his pontificate to be marked by humility, to be a pope close to the people, so gone are the bullet through screens that would separate him from the masses. he mary's the authority of the papacy with the informal sponta
their children exposed to witchcraft and sex education, both taught in schools. >> they were encouraged to ask the devil to help. >> we found out what is in the textbooks. exactly the opposite of what the bible tells us and teaches us. illegal in germany. persecuted, fines, jail or loss of their children. most home schoolers are left alone by the government. against home schooling. in those nations where it is illegal, home schoolers risk losing their children. two of the worst nations are germany and sweden. if you would like to see what it would be like if it was banned in america if it was banned, come to sweden. this family had to take their family to finland in exile. >> we were forced out of our country. that make as stronger impact than i can imagine. this is our country. now we are pushed away from it. >> sweden is the toughest places to home school. michael donnelly of the home school administration. president of the nordic committee for human rights calls it a dictatorship where social workers tell parents what to do. >> they claim to be a democracy, far from it. it is a dictatorship
spending to balance the budget by 2023. >> the california department of education is expanding it's list of recommended reading for kindergarten through 12th grade. that includes newly published works dealing with sexual identity issues. here is nannette miranda in sacramento. >>> as summer nears, educators want to keep kids reading. california department of education up updated the list of books that is to prepare students for college, klutd for the first time are winners of the stone wall book award that recognizes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender literature. >> it's good to teach kids that everyone is different and we can all be accepted who we are. i think it's great to see those books recommended. >> the books are recommended according to age from young kids activity books celebrating gay rights leader harvey milk to books like older kids like transgender teens and totally joe a boy coming out. >> there is a full sexual war. >> social conservatives are appalled. they say such topics have no place on the state's official reading list. >> they are not being taught critical think
. the story from our chief education correspondent rehema ellis. >> we want to go straight. >> reporter: this may look like an outing for a boating club, but it's a public school gym class. >> keep going! >> you have to use your arms and it also helps you move your legs, too. >> you live longer, stay healthy. >> everything's fun. >> reporter: in miami dade county where 14% of middle school students are obese, there is a new approach to physical education. catering to kids' interests. >> i like the bikes. that's my favorite. >> reporter: to get them up, moving and healthy. >> we are seeing kids over weight losing an average of eight pounds a semester. kids with eating disorders are putting on an average of two pounds a semester. >> reporter: despite strained finances for gym programs, no money turned out to be no problem. why? nearly a decade ago the school district's phys ed director enlisted the help of parents, the principal and superintendents and began raising money. >> we have been able to secure outside grant money, community resources. >> reporter: a school without a gym turned a
. >> the teachers do not teach in class. cannot pay,children so they don't learn in class. the education is like wasted time. >> this person does not work for any international organization. he is one of the many individuals who provide services to local communities. he made the decision 12 years ago. he thought he had a well-paid job in the oil industry. when he became infected with hiv and his wife died of aids, his life was turned upside down. today, the children are getting a special lesson. two women from switzerland are staying in the guest house. they have agreed to spend time with the children. and -- them is a primary school teacher. it is a chance for the youngsters to learn some english. >> i like blue. >> the school has benefited from the political changes in myanmar. until recently, they have only offer the occasional weekend class. private schools were outlawed under the military regime, but that ban has been overturned. now they want to open a proper school at a regular timetable. the building is well under way. forill have enough space 300 pupils. he is impatient about getting bu
government at home and abroad. >> rand paul wants to accomplish the departments of education and congress and epa. >> small detail. >> and the federal reserve and abolish the income tax. the second amendment which does not allow in his opinion for any form of gun control whatsoever. he makes mitt romney look looks michael due dukakis. >> i paint in primary colors. >> these are details. >> they are details i would just as soon ignore. on some of those fronts. but, again, overall, the primary message that he delivers is less government at home and restraint abroad which you know what? the republican party has been reckless over the past decade. we have paid a lot for it with our philosophy. and so i think he's a good symbol like his father. listen. i voted for his father in the republican primary in 2012. did i agree with what he said about 9/11? >> god, i hope not. >> absolutely not. there are a lot of things that rand paul said i think are way out there and i disagree with, but the core issue of small government at home and restrained foreign policy abroad, i will -- >> not a realistic se
an expansion of engineering and science education, talks about reducing the deficit by eliminate willing waste. how concerned should the gop be about mark sanford's ability to win in the palmetto state now? >> i think they should be very concerned. she is a very impressive candidate in her own right. take away who her brother might or might nop not be or is. take away the baggage that mark sanford has, she is an impressive candidate on her own. an important point to make. that being said, it is likely that sanford will have challenges with women voters in a general election. newt gingrich won the primary. >> what are you trying to imply about our state? >> any time we predict what voters can do they go and do the exact opposite. >> especially in south carolina. >> exactly. no question. my point is even with all the things we are talking about, a tough race for sanford, she is such a strong candidate answered does have real baggage to deal w >> katon, you were quoted in politico, it looks to me like governor sanford has a tough hill to climb, not getting 40% have to convince people who didn't v
, in science and research, in education. things that are important to power the economy. our focus has been on jobs first. let's get the economy in full gear. not put the brakes on it. which is what the republicans do. they've gotten austerity budget that according to the nonpartisan congressional budget office, will result in 750,000 fewer jobs bn i end of the year. so we say let's tackle the deficit in a smart way, get people back to work and reduce it over a steady period over a period of time and our comes to balance at the same time that the republicans' budget from last year comes into balance. >> on the issue of revenue, i believe your budget has about $200 billion more in revenue than senator murray's budget in the senate. why did you put that in there considering that republicans are so adverse to any new revenue? >> the budget we have in our democratic proposal. if you take it even together with the revenue from the fiscal cliff agreement, is still less total revenue, luke, than was embedded in the bipartisan simpson-bowles agreement. so we have less revenue proposed by that bipar
think would probably help the city a lot more focusing on education and focusing in terms of economic development. you know, i just have to say -- >> of course his argument is this is critical of a critical public health issue and people who smoke cost millions if not billions of dollars a year. >> but again, sort of return on the time you're going to spend. given the fact that it's not like it is going to stop people from buying vigts. i mean, they can still walk in and purchase them. i just think it is an interesting use of his time and i have to say that i think the city would be better served if he focused on education as opposed to this. >> doug, the head of the new york association of convenience stores is not happy about this. here's what he had to say about it. we think it's patently absurd. can you think of any other retail business licensed to sell legal products that is required to hide them from the view of its customers? he right? >> well, i think that's because the tobacco industry spends about a billion dollars in direct marketing toward -- they make payments to these c
with the good stuff you can do, buy them flowers, have a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is going viral. >> the streak across the sky stirring up a friends -- frenzy online. >> a last look at live doppler 7hd and >>> it's a special effect you have seen in multimillion dollar movies. one man decided he could do it for lesss' wound up with a top trending video on youtube. here's more on the local film olympicer -- filmmaker whose phone won't stop ringing. >> six months for mark donohue to produce this stop motion video that got two million hits. >> we came up with this technique called lyric lapsing, which is like time lapsing and stop motion and adding lyrics. >> now he has done it again. a video innovation gone viral. >> i'm mark, and this is mine. >> up to 20 of the tiny tam razz fit on this metal arc he made with a frequent. >> we wanted to depict bullet time which you see in the matrix. >> the famo
a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is going viral. >> the streak across the sky stirring up a friends -- frenzy online. >> a last look at live doppler 7hd and >>> it's a special effect you have seen in multimillion dollar movies. one man decided he could do it for lesss' wound up with a top trending video on youtube. here's more on the local film olympicer -- filmmaker whose phone won't stop ringing. >> six months for mark donohue to produce this stop motion video that got two million hits. >> we came up with this technique called lyric lapsing, which is like time lapsing and stop motion and adding lyrics. >> now he has done it again. a video innovation gone viral. >> i'm mark, and this is mine. >> up to 20 of the tiny tam razz fit on this metal arc he made with a frequent. >> we wanted to depict bullet time which you see in the matrix. >> the famous time bending effect was originally done with
the polarized the geological lead as we bring to bear. what did we achieve in education or environmentalism or what's not and in that sense, mayors suggests their accessibility to us but ultimately the real question is army is not in vulnerable to influence? our mayors on the side of big money or not? as compared to what? what in the world system? my view is mayors and councilors and citizens of cities are a great place to start because cds around world remain more cosmopolitan and open and tolerant and floral and more creative than the alternative entities at the state and national level. why not make a bet on them? we bet on the nation's state for 400 years and i am not sure in the 20 first century that that is paying off? lana please democratic that on the city for a while lands see what they can do? is worth making that bet. >> turn it over to the audience. listen. i said that when i had the opportunity. when it is on the ballot by a vote for the parliament of mayors. i went on to say some of the things that could not accomplish, would not accomplish, some of the terrible obstacles the
in the republican party. withling to them educational choice and opportunity and small business. with the exception of nevada, the asian vote collapsed. now, michael targeting. e have heard from michael -- now, micro targeting. we have heard from michael barone. a friend of mine was handed an ipad and a clipboard before the election and was told, "this is the precinct you are going to walk." is onlysaid, "this four households." and they said, "that is ok. we have collins the messages -- , andve honed the messages we have decided that this is the script to appeal to those voters, and your job is to go out and get those, and nothing else. we will give you another precinct in the afternoon." she found them, and they were home, and she got the votes. that is micro targeting. ford, a former head of the council, he has said, of course, obama had a powerful message, but he was also able to find voters in places like colorado and florida that have not been found before, and we will have to emulate that if we want to have success. lastly, there is one thing we have to worry about. we are seeing an attempt t
and educational grants to train people how to be safe in using their guns, and also provide for an age level for young people not being able to have these guns. this is the way that america wants us to go. let us travel a pattern of saving jobs and preventing gun violence, intervening in the lives of those who need our protection. that's what this congress should be doing, providing the pathway for america's success. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from kentucky seek recognition? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that the speaker may postpone further proceedings on the motion to concur in the senate amendments to h.r. 933, as though under clause 8-a-1-a of rule 20. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. bjection is heard. objection is withdrawn. there is no objection, so ordered. the gentleman from contract seek recognition. mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all may have five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r.
and innovation that relates to energy. it's about investing in education so that we are competitive and number one to build that, strengthens and sustains our commitment to our seniors, whether it's their economic or their health security. in contrast to the ryan bill, billion, almost $100 $the 8 billion from pell grants, $100 billion from pell grants, and in the decade ends the is a job uarantee loser in the short-term and even more so in the long-term. so the contrast could not have been different. one, a statement of our values to support of the middle class, which is the backbone of our democracy. again honoring the vows of our founders. the other a job loser ends the medicare guarantee and makes it more difficult for young people to afford a college education. be - now our members will taking that message home about the contrast in budget priorities about the observance of the third year anniversary of health care, affordable care act, and what that means in the lives of america's working families. and in celebration of the fact that we have a new inspirational leader until rome, pope f
the insurance they need or the subsidies they need to get educated. she is trying to gain sympathies here for rich preppy white house staffers that need to pay $7 for a nice meal in the cafeteria in d.c. and now they want to raise it to $10. is that what i'm getting from her? >> clayton: she says the quality of the food. if you look at the quality of the food, even lowering it it's still better than the school lunches most of our kids get to eat across this country. >> alisyn: you mean mystery meat? [yuck] >> peter: what was that pink slime they had coming out of tube. >> clayton: we used to have cheese dream take hamburger bumps the enriched flour ones break it in half and drizzle cheese ton and melt it and that was lunch. >> alisyn: that sounds delicious. the food i had in my cafeteria completely indefinable. it was just a sort of. >> clayton: jell-o. >> alisyn: gentlemen -- gelatinous. i think it was a kung pow chicken thing. let us know what the most heart breaking sequester cut you have heard is find us on twitter. are you on twitter? the neys are 49. without objection. >> the senate
. >> solman: a blogger for the chronicle of higher education, potter has argued that older scholars are clogging the pipeline for the younger ones. the number of ph.d's now far outstrips the number of tenured job openings. >> there's a lot of rage out there about being trained for jobs that you can never have. is it worth keeping younger people out, not giving them the chance to have full-time work, to develop themselves, so that older people can hang on to keep everything we love? >> solman: and these days, even younger people aren't always spring chickens. it's been seven years since 38- year-old joe fruscione earned his ph.d in english from george washington university. he has yet to land a full-time job. >> the market for ph.d's in humanities is almost super- saturated. there have been some positions where i've had to compete with hundreds of applicants who all on paper have roughly the same education and skill sets. >> so fruscione works three part-time gigs. one is running a moby dick discussion group at a washington, d.c. bookstore. >> when you hear moby dick, you think... >>
of higher education, potter has argued that older scholars are clogging the pipeline for the younger ones. the number of ph.d's now far outstrips the number of tenured job openings. >> there's a lot of rage out there about being trained for jobs that you can never have. is it worth keeping younger people out, not giving them the chance to have full-time work, to develop themselves, so that older people can hang on to keep everything we love? >> solman: and these days, even younger people aren't always spring chickens. it's been seven years since 38- year-old joe fruscione earned his ph.d in english from george washington university. he has yet to land a full-time job. >> the market for ph.d's in humanities is almost super- saturated. there have been some positions where i've had to compete with hundreds of applicants who all on paper have roughly the same education and skill sets. >> so fruscione works three part-time gigs. one is running a moby dick discussion group at a washington, d.c. bookstore. >> when you hear moby dick, you think... >> whale! >> solman: fruscione also has part-time
than education. (tires squeal) tony stewart! (whimpers) what's going on over there? we're trying to have a race. this lady's gonna be late for a school board debate. guys, we got a school board emergency. my mom was a member of the school board. her name is tammy. all right, i'll get you there, tubbs. how'd you know my name? i didn't. let's go. i'll get her there faster. oh, you want to race? climb in. both: buckle up. shift to d for drive, and... (tires squealing) wait a minute, with dale and tony gone and the rest of the cars wrecked, i can win this thing just by driving sensibly. oh, nuts. well, let's see if i can wrap my fat hands around a hammer. (speaking spanish) i'm kidding, man. grab a hammer and get to work. gracias. this isn't half bad. hot day, man. (high-pitched laughing) (gasps) on, no! really hot day. oh, come on! huh, that kid must have body issues. hey, don't worry. we're in shape because we're so gay. uh-oh. we're out of gas. (tires squealing) where are the six guys? what? i need tires and gas and i'm getting loose in the corners. it's self-serve. (groans) all i
children in elementary school need glasses. educators say 80% of learning depends on a child's ability to see a blackboard or read a book, an impossible burden for 40,000 children here in los angeles who have problems with their vision. >> a lot of times they'll just zone out in the class because they can't see what's going on or they don't fully understand what's being taught. >> good afternoon, express lens up. >> reporter: for vision to learn, the solution is clear. after testing the students, the children's prescriptions are sent here. employees measure, polish and grind out every set of custom lenses. each pair of glasses costs about $100 to make. but for the students, they're free. >> every child should have the tools they need to be successful. and including those tools are glasses. >> reporter: austin butner, a successful investor, founded vision to learn. >> we're taking kids in the school and giving them vision, giving them a chance to learn. >> reporter: one by one, frame by frame, the room comes into focus. >> how excited are you? >> really, really excited. >> reporter: an
for an interim government they hope will be formed within a month. >> the u.s.-educated i.t. executive was chosen by a majority of national coalition members in istanbul. in his first speech, he ruled out dialogue with the shock assad's regime. government troops and rebel fighters are blaming each other for a chemical attack near the northern city of aleppo -- dialogue with bashar alabama assad's regime. >> they accuse rebel fighters of launching a missile containing poisonous gases. the information minister said this type of weapon was prohibited under international law. >> so far, we have 16 martyrs and 86 wounded. most of them are in critical condition. the chemical contained in the missile causes immediate fainting, convulsion, and that. >> in istanbul, syria's main opposition group said they were looking at the attack rejected allegations that rebels were involved. we also know the rebels do not have access to chemical weapons. they would not have access to the means of launching these kind of chemical weapons. >> we have no details yet. we are against using chemical weapons from any side. i
, good job, good education. >> ama: police say they've decided not to charge the man with the crime since he admitted to being behind the fake attack. >> let's get to leigh glaser who is checking our weather. >> leigh: it will be changing next week, but until then, enjoy it. live doppler 7hd right now, not picking up much in the way of moisture, and we're starting to see high clouds and you've probably been noticing them move across the bay area. this i a live shot on the embarcadero in san francisco, very mild. oakland, 66. santa cruz, 65. looking out over the bay, accept rosa, 67. 69 in fairfield and los gatos, 70. folks, here's a look at our forecast highlights. we'll continue with high clouds and clear sky in some location so get ready for cool temperatures. mostly sunny, passing clouds, mild tomorrow and then showers will entry -- be introduced. lows tonight, east bay locations. where you're clear, temperatures bottom out near 40 degrees, and some high clouds will stand near half moon bay and towards palo alto, with temperatures in the mid-40s overnight. high pressure, a springlike d
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and educate the people in pakistan? the administration has the power and ability to make it right. but this program is not reinstated, i'm going to introduce legislation to withhold nondefense foreign aid from pakistan until this wonderful program for our troops is fully funded. >> brian: he will introduce the bill in a few hours. we gave pakistan $12.7 million for education last year, a quarter of the tuition help needed for the marines. >> anna: in a stunning new report on mammograms, researchers saying 60% of abnormal mammograms turn out not to be cancer and they can lead to unnecessary surgery or biopsy. this is taking a serious mental toll on some patients. women who received a false positive report that they have anxiety and depression three years after learning that they're cancer free. >> steve: meanwhile, here is a story you'll be talk being all day. tv anchors are supposed to be ready for anything that they read on the teleprompter, right? >> and we do have some breaking news to report to you. fox 54 has just learned that a huntsville news anchor is being proposed on liv
a conflict in vietnam to research the history. >> that's right, and assuming they're educated, assume they had some education on the vietnam war. how do you miss it? and a b-52 bomber is in a park with a plaque on it. i mean, you have to be an idiot to miss that and so, i'll then say about the young producers they may not have lived during vietnam, but idiotic to have done something like that. >> megyn: the plaque on site talks how the american empire was destroyed and it's unambiguous once you get the translation, i assume, what exactly this stands for and why it was memorialized in the way it is, the wreckage on site. i want to ask you about the overall show, bob, because it wasn't like this is a singular incident in the amazing race episode where they went to vietnam. there was another instance they made the contestants memorize the lyrics to a patriotic vietnamese song and pro communist song and here is some of that, stand by. >> this requires them to watch the performance of a patriotic vietnamese song and they'll reveal the words of a celebrated quote. ♪ >> like one direction
, they won't suffer harm. but if they want to give their kids a home education through home schooling, they will be jailed. they would have severe fines. that is what happened before. every family who wants to home school is persecuted in the same way. the justice department is saying that the fines and the jails -- that's not persecution. >> shannon: it's a fact that the police did show up and take the children and force them to go to school in 20 06, when the family was there in germany, electing to have them at home. the obama administration basically said that their experience is the reason they had trouble in germany was because they refused to comply with the law. how could you say it was ever religious persecution, if you are disobeying the law because of religious beliefs? >> that's right. the religious persecution is defined similarly to our constitutional principles. if the law's unconstitutional. if the law violates human rights, have you an asylum claim. if germany wasn't banning home schooling, there wouldn't be an issue and it it wasn't a human rights issue, there wouldn
. new york educators have given the green light for a curriculum that contains picture books with realistic details of war. they include the librarian of basra which contains drawings of fighter planes dropping bombs on a palm tree lined middle eastern town and people wondering who will die. the lessons will be used in third through fifth grade. >>steve: wonder whose idea that is? >>ainsley: not mine. >>steve: 25 minutes before the top of the hour. we were talking about the bracket. he's our bracketeer, mr. kilmeade. >>brian: let's talk basketball. louisville scoring the top seed tournament last night. other top seeds: kansas in the south, gonzaga in the west and indiana in the east. kentucky failing to make the tournament. they are stunned. tempers flaring after denny hamlin hits his former teammate, spinning him around. begano racing over to hamlin. the two had to be pulled apart. then they went to a twitter war. they are really mad at each other and called each other out. and now the two bushes finishing the top five. coming up between 9 and noon between kilmeade and frie
and who are often excluded from society and education, those severely disabled young people who face grinding poverty, ill health, and the disadvantage of those disabilities? will the prime minister give priority to them in developments over the next two years? prime minister. >> he makes a very good point about helping disabled people across the world, and we should make sure that a framework we look at properly includes the people he says. the poorest people in our wrld. and i would also say to those on the wider issue of our aid budget, i know it is contentious and i know it is difficult, but i believe we should not break a promise that we made to the poorest people in our world. to those who have their doubts i say that of course there is a strong moral case for our aid budget, but there is also a national security case. it is remarkable that the broken countries, countries affected by conflict, have not met one single millennium developmentby helping to mend those countries, often through security work as well as aid work, we can help the poorest in our world. >> chris skidmore.
of the west. a fluent english speaker born in london, educated in prestigious english schools. her marriage to president bashar al assad had raised hopes for reform. >> many changes have happened. many positive changes have happened. but we haven't reached our final destination. >> reporter: days before the uprising started, "vogue" magazine published a glowing profile, calling her a rose in the desert. >> asma al assad worked very hard for a period of 11 years to promote an image of princess diana. she's now nothing more than the wife of a dictator. >> reporter: a small group of rebels is now being trained by the u.s. military in neighboring jordan. and the rebels got a boost this weekend when a top syrian general defected to their side. he had been in charge of the syrian army's logistics. david? >> alex, our thanks to you. >>> back to this country and to the economy, now. on the eve of another week for the dow, many baby-boomers who rode the rollercoaster, finally seeing a recovery. the dow is finishing a ten-day rally. this is where it will end up in the morning, just over 14,500 points
school children in new york. educators have given a green light to english curriculum that includes picture books with realistic portrayals of war for 8-year-olds. one contains fighter planes dropping bombs on a middle eastern town. another depicts an abduction of a young man from his home. it will be used in the third through 5th grade. >> a colorado sheriff taking a stand against two aggressive new gun control managers. john cook says he won't enforce expanded background checks on firearms purchases or a 15 round limit on ammunition magazines. criminals are still going to get their guns. democratic governor is expected to sign the measures into law. >>> an oregon girl is being hailed as a hero saving her family from a fire. the 7-year-old says she woke up in the house filled with smoke. she woke up her brother, her father and his girlfriend. >> i opened the door i and i cannot see. >> it was kind of surreal. walked out and freaking out inside trying to stay cool on the outside. get everybody out of the house. >> where the drier used to be so hot it milted t-- melted the sink. >> f
for a new view of a changing world -- embracing gay marriage, sex education in schools, free contraceptives in hospitals. but when he was a cardinal in argentina, kirchner described his social views as medieval. with his humble words and informal style, pope francis has become enormously popular in just a few days. what the world is just beginning to learn is how conservative he is on social issues. >> the world is probably going to have a bit of a wakeup call, when the pope starts speaking about hot button issues. >> reporter: he often clashed with kirchner over legalizing gay marriage, calling it, "the devil's handiwork." he called gay adoption "discrimination against children." and he's denounced abortion as promoting a "culture of death." but the powerful catholic strongholds of argentina and brazil are becoming more progressive. gay marriage is now legal, contraception readily available. threatening to put the popular new pope on a collision course with changing opinions in a part of the world where the church needs to grow. ron claiborne, abc news, rome. >> and we want you to know tha
to civilian life taking advantage of the educational benefits they've earned. the veterans resource center at city college of san francisco is a model for other colleges because of what it offers. the center has a study area with computers and a lounge, all thanks to a number of local benefactors. the trades union also worked on the site for free. servicing inclusive. department of veterans affair has a satellite office here. >> instead of having to go to take buses, wait to get an appointment, they can come here and see a counselor, make a medical appointment, talk to someone from the v.a. and find out next steps in how to proceed. >> for years veterans only had one room center in the basement of the administrative office. it's now upstairs on the third floor of cloud hall. football coach george rush was asked to spearhead the project three years ago. >> we need to get them in an appropriate place to recognize what they have done for our country, the men and women and make sure they get the appropriate services in the correct way. >> a veteran says people on the outside aren't always as u
in pakistan and got attention as she pushed for education rights for girls. she has a reason to celebrate in her new home. >> paula faris behind the wheel, learning firsthand about driving distracted when her kids are demanding her attention from the back seat. the safety lessons she learned that could happy any parent. >>> first the historic visit by president obama to israel. the first time mr. obama visited the jewish state in his presidency. he will be greeted in tel aviv by top israeli leaders and then whisked to high-level meetings. >> the trip is expected to be rich in symbolism, and a speech by the president to israeli people to pledge friendship and security. >> with the mideast in turmoil and because of so much uncertainty in the region the trip is a high profile one. >> alex marquardt is in jerusalem. where the president meets with prime minister netanyahu today. alex, good morning, the trip we hear so much about symbolism is that code for not a lot of substance. break it down for us. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, i think you are absolutely right. the trip
, healthcare, higher education and farm workers. he was 90 years old. >>> the san jose fire department is working to determine the cause of a fire that was reported this morning at mobile home park. fire crews found a small trailer in flames. they had the fire out in 10 minutes. the trailer was vacant at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. ktvu channel 2 news talked to a spokesperson this afternoon, he says investigators are trying to determine if it was a electrical cord or a space heater that started the fire. >>> firefighters are waging a funding fight. they are asking congress to save federal grants from budget cuts. they help departments hire firefighters and buy equipment. san francisco firefighters want to buy a new fire boat. >> we have a new facility, the warriors coming to town, we have the america's cup, we have the giants, everybody is on the water front. it is critical we have a presence there. >> federal grants are key right now because state and local governments cut back funding for fire departments. >>> authorities say a student will be charged with making opstor
third week. michigan's head start program could be next on the shopping block. nbc's chief education correspondent rehema ellis is joining me this afternoon from detroit and rehema, with a long distance hello to you, my friend, for many students in detroit there are problems with this education system which are now magnified by the statewide economic troubles. you kn i know you were talking about this issue with the governor. >> we were, and we're going to talk about it all with students when we have a town hall meeting here just a little while from now that everybody can watch online on education nation.com. but the governor says that they have no choice but to make some changes here because of the dire situation that they're in as far as their budget is concerned. the changes have been controversial. but when you think about it, just this one quick statistic, 27% of african-american students who are in the 11th grade and only 62% of white students in the 11th grade are reading at or above proficiency. and the governor says they have got to do better than that. just listen. >> if yo
with continuing education and we're going to make sure we have research technology and innovation that's going to make our next generation prepare for their intellectual move forward into the 21st century jobs. >>> now to kentucky. new reporting suggests a number of big-time democrats not particularly thrilled with the idea of ashley judd challenging mitch mccouple in that state. some party leaders, including former president bill clinton, are trying to court another candidate, another female, allison lundergan grimes. ms. judd will make her announcement later this spring, a claim she has denied. her sister said of course i'd vote for her. i don't agree with anything she says half the time. we're so different. but i love my sister. >>> president obama's initiative to reduce violence in this country has been severely weakened. democratic majority leader harry reid said a ban on assault weapons. >> right now her amendment using the most optimistic numbers has less than 40 votes. that's not 60. i have no get something on the floor so we can have votes on that issue and the other issues that i tal
, how far do you go if it's really for the kids, how far do you go? >> it's about education. it's good they don't have the commercials on tv but bocks behind the counter. some of these places in new york. it's so small, i don't know where they put it. they have to put the candy bars up there. i don't know. >> i agree, where do you draw the line. >> and candy bars, where do you stop? got to hide the candy bars too. >> with the cigarettes. >> there you go. >> everyone seems to appreciate a good implosion here or there. >> why not savor the moment by dragging it out a little bit longer. >> all right. it only took a few seconds for this historic bridge to vanish, huge puff of smoke, we showed it to you yesterday, it's awesome because of the camera work and angle. catch it out again. the camera catches the explosives ripping through the 80-year-old span. it was caught by kurt and mike from austin, they did it with a camera at 300 frames per second. >> are we going to see it crumbling down? >> it crumbles so slowly. >> here we go, here we go. >> you can tell how slow it's going, because you
educational other than this one game. the turn around is less than 48 hours. we got a flight two thirds of the way across the country. so it's one game at a time. >> they haven't played since march 11th so they will be rushing for tuesday's game. middle tennessee state will enjoy the winning streak this season if st. marys wins they will travel to michigan thursday to play the tigers. now a couple of weeks ago cal seemed like a lock to make the journey but the bears lost their last two games to teams not going to the tournament so with their heart pounding, they heard they are the 12th seed of the region. cal will face the rebels thursday in san jose. now these teams played each other december 9th. they were able to salvage a last second victory. a five and one all time versus cal. cal fell to six and two at this point. the golden bears have to feel good about starting the tournament in san jose and in cal, can they beat them and move on to play still in san jose. the 29 and 5 louisville cord nils are the overall number one seed in the midwest region, kansas is the top seed in the sou
. >> we're here to support women, children, and provide education materials for them. >> a proposal by supervisor campos would create a buffer zone of 25 feet around planned parenthood. >> members of the -- confronted post master again ral during the national postal convention. they're asking him to reconsider the cuts. >> bringing it to the public's attention this, is an issue we'd like to keep our services. we'd like to keep our historic building autos overtime go as way. we've used things like buyouts for employees. i think we're responsible employ skbrer will continue to do that. >> the service lost 27% of mail volume because people are paying their bills online. a report showed the service is facing a budget gap. >> bart is looking at sharing bart trains and get along. >> it's a little bit tricky. amy hollyfield has the story. >> bikes allowed on bart trains this week. that doesn't necessarily mean they're welcome. >> in the way they pick up two, three chairs. you can move around five. sudden lits not a good i'd wherea to have them. it's crowded. >> officials say they've reconf
with the good things you can do. have a good job, have a good education, buy them flowers. >> police say they decided not to charge him with a crime since he admitted to being behind the fake attack. >>> the engagement ring napoleon game to the woman who become emporess is for sale. it's being auctioned off in paris today. it may look a little unimpressive but they say napoleon scraped and scrounged together to buy the ring as he was a young officer and not at all rich at the time. >>> they have always been hands on but now they are taking it a step further. >> all we do is touch our hands together and it makes a musical note. >> next, an exclusive inside look at how they are tinkering with the whole >> welcome back, everyone. it's 5:30 ask we are starting this half-hour off with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, katie. hi, everyone. from emeryville another quiet start to the day. we saved the best weather, the fair skies and warmest temperatures for the rest of the weekend. today very little fog. just a little bit around half moon bay. number
buy people flowers, have a good job, have a good education. >> police said they decided not charge segal with the crime since he admitted to being behind the fake attack. >>> here's a better story about relationships. >>> the engagement ring napoleon game to the woman who become emperoress is for sale. it's being auctioned off in paris today. it may look a little unimpressive but they say napoleon scraped and scrounged together to buy the ring as he was a young officer and not at all rich at the time. >>> the exploratorium has always been hands-on but now they are taking it a step further. >> all we do is touch our hands together and it makes a musical note. >> next, an exclusive inside look at how they are tinkering with the whole exploratorium experience. >> welcome back, everyone. it's 6:30 and we are starting this half-hour off with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. gorgeous shot. this is from mount sutro u see mount deab bro in the background underneath the clear conditions. sun coming up 7 minutes after 7:00. it's looking
anything. >> at least a big education. so you can make your own decisions. >> stephanie: that's what he said. this is about education. there's obesity smoke. he's right about everything he's talking about. it is how you address those problems. >> at the same time, the gun regulation issue is in the forefront so they can put those two together. >> stephanie: if he wanted to have a sense of humor, he would dress like mary upons and fly in with an umbrella for his next press conference. >> it would be a spoonful of splenda, not sugar. >> stephanie: representative mark ta can na next on "the stephanie miller show." >> stephanie: hour number three, representative mark takano joins us next to talk about the big week at the supreme court d is marriage equality week. skied jacki schechner if she would make up with me and she said no. >> that's different from all other weeks howe? >> stephanie: you would be feeling festive in some way. >> you've been away a week. i missed you. >> stephanie: prove it. just kidding. okay. she lets me. >> you're going to make that apology call right after the show.
the department of education. he wants to stop aid to -- >> it's all over the place. that to me is the conservatives, not the common denominator of the party. what is the common denominator of the party i think is growth, opportunity, incomes, making us finally address this very serious debt, deficit. >> you're going to iowa. would you like to be a nominee of the republican party? >>> i've been to michigan, illinois, other places. i'm satisfied being governor of wisconsin. i had to do it twice to run for office. but both senators, they're somewhere in between. there's the prince. s that are timeless combined with the fact that we need to be more relevant as conservatives and republicans. what i mean by that, to your point, who in america grows up wanting to be dependent on government? who moves in from another country, comes in as an imgrant and doesn't want to live the american dream? we need to be the movement and the party that says we're the ones that have you not become dependent on government but empower you to live your treatment dream for more freedom and prosperity. >>
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